[NMSEA-news] NMSEA News, Events & Announcements

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Thu Mar 21 16:53:14 MDT 2013

Greetings, Solar Supporters
Here are the Latest News, Events & Announcements from NMSEA

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<http://www.nmsea.org/Events/Event_Calendar.php> for Additional Event 

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- **Volunteer Opportunities:***2013 Solar Fiesta!
* - ***SunPaper Deadline: *Ads, Articles, Notices- April 1st*



/**************March 21: *"Next Generation Biofuels" w/ Dr. Richard 
Sayre***–/Los Alamos, NM
/**March 26: *NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting***–/Albuquerque, NM/***/
/****April 16-20: ASES National Conference - SOLAR 2013 **– /Baltimore, 
*/*April 27-28: Solar Fiesta! ********/***– *Santa Fe, NM/********

**SunPaper Deadline: *Ads, Articles, Notices- April 1st


New advertising, articles, and event notices are due by April 1 for the 
May/June Solar Fiesta Guide. Send all directly to the editor, Ron 
Herman, at rhermansolar at aol.com <mailto:rhermansolar at aol.com> or call 
292-4375. Preference is given to articles on solar energy topics (PV, 
passive, technology, performance histories, incentives, cost benefits, 
etc.), but we will also consider other renewable energy subjects as 
space allows.

*Solar Fiesta Advertising Packages: Six issues of the SunPaper, 
including the Fiesta Guide*

All advertising in the print version is in black and white, but color 
will show on our website version. Photos and graphics must have a 
resolution of at least 250 dpi in JPEG, TIF, or PDF format. Text-only 
ads may be provided in MS Word format. Printed circulation is typically 
400 copies. Size requirements and prices for individual ads are as follows:

_Fiesta Guide+5SP_

Full Page:9½” H X 7” W $305.00

Half Page:4¼” H X 7” W $165.00

Quarter Page:4¼” H X 3½” W $90.00

Biz Card:2” H X 3½” W $50.00


**Volunteer Opportunities: ***2013 Solar Fiesta! **

Volunteers are needed for the 2013 Solar Fiesta at Santa Fe Community 
College, April 27-28th!  If you may be interested to assist NMSEA 
organizers during the event or while planning, please fill out the Solar 
Fiesta Volunteer 
form online and we will contact you regarding your interest & 
availability. For further details, visit www.NMSEA.org.


_**********March 21: *"Next Generation Biofuels" with Dr. Sayre***–/Los 
Alamos, NM/******/
/*****7pm at PEEC

Dr. Richard Sayrewill present, "Next Generation Biofuels: Potential for 
Enhanced Energy Efficiency and Sustainability" tonight at the Pajarito 
Environmental Education Center. Dr. Sayre is a leading researcher in 
algae and plant cell metabolism, and Director of the Biofuels project at 
the New Mexico Consortium, an organization working in conjunction with 
Los Alamos National Laboratory. Sayre is a former member of the Donald 
Danforth Plant Science Center (DDPSC) where he served as the Director of 
the Enterprise Rent-A-Car (ERAC) Institute for Renewable Fuels 
(2008-2011). He was Director of the BioCassava Plus Program funded by 
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation from 2005-2010; and from 
2009-2011, he was the Director of the Center for Advanced Biofuel 
Systems a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center. Dr. Sayre is currently 
the Chief Technology Officer for Phycal, a start-up biotechnology 
company developing microalgal-based biofuel production systems; and was 
formerly Chair of the Department of Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology 
at the Ohio State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the 
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil during the spring of 2007 and was 
elected a Fellow of AAAS in 2011. Sayre received his Ph.D. from the 
University of Iowa and did post-doctoral work at Harvard University.

Free lecture, sponsored by Los Alamos Sustainable Energy Network (LASE 



/****March 26**: *NMSEA ABQ Chapter Meeting***–/Albuquerque, NM/*
6pm at REI: 1550 Mercantile Ave NE, 87107

The topic for the NMSEA Abq Chapter meeting on Tuesday, March 26 will be 
*Do's & Don'ts of PV Installation*.  The presentation will be made by 
Jean Arya, Technical Support for local solar racking manufacturer, 
Unirac. She will share with us some good installation practices and some 
horror stories. Monthly Chapter Meetingsare FREE & open to the public. 
We hope you join us! www.NMSEA.org
April 16-20: **ASES National Conference - **SOLAR 2013 ***– /Baltimore, MD


*//*/SOLAR 2013 opens April 16-20, 2013, at the Baltimore Convention 
Center in Maryland. The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) presents 
America’s longest-running solar conference series, now in its 42nd year. 
The National Solar Conference is America’s leading conference on the 
emerging trends, technologies and opportunities shaping the new energy 

NMSEA members can receive a $50 discount on conference registration and 
a $100 discount on exhibit booths.  Please call or email the NMSEA 
office for your discount code.

****April 27-28: Solar Fiesta! ********/***– *Santa Fe, NM
*NMSEA is  working in cooperation with Santa Fe Community College to 
bring 2013 Solar Fiesta to Santa Fe Community College this April 
27-28th! Featuring solar, renewable, and sustainable practices and 
products, featuring vendors, exhibitors and workshops.  Please join us 
at SFCC for the event! Sign up to Volunteer 
online or see www.NMSolarFiesta.org <http://www.NMSolarFiesta.org> for 
further information.

CONTACT: New Mexico Solar Energy Association*
1009 Bradbury Dr. SE, # 35, Albuquerque, NM 87106
505-246-0400, 888-886-6765, Fax: 505-246-2251
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